Reviews

Mermaid Costumes – Not Just for Halloween

Mermaid Costumes – Not Just for Halloween

| October 24, 2014 | 2 Replies

Disclosure:  I received a pair of leggings from Castle Corsetry in exchange for this post.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   Costumes can be expensive.  Doesn’t it feel like a bit of a waste to purchase a costume that’s only used on Halloween?  I often make my girls costumes, or throw something together using […]

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Build-a-Bear Workshop at Downtown Disney

Build-a-Bear Workshop at Downtown Disney

| October 23, 2014 | 2 Replies

Disclosure:  I was provided with a Gift card to help facilitate this review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   Build-A-Bear Workshop is a magical place that’s sure to bring loads of happiness and excitement to those of all ages.  It’s a wonderful place where dreams (and stuffed animals) are made! On our recent trip to California we […]

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Creating Labels with the Epson LabelWorks™ LW-600P Portable Label Printer

Creating Labels with the Epson LabelWorks™ LW-600P Portable Label Printer

| October 17, 2014 | 11 Replies

Disclosure:  I received this item for review purposes.  All thoughts and opinions are my own. The Epson LabelWorks™ LW-600P Portable Label Printer is the first label maker I’ve tried.  As you can imagine, I was over joyed to start labeling!  When it comes to creating labels, the possibilities are endless!  I figured it would be a […]

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Food

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

| October 3, 2014 | Reply

Disclosure:  I am sharing this tasty recipe courtesy of COOKINA Fall is here!  When I think of Fall, I think Pumpkins!  Last year, I came up with a recipe for Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies.  They are delicious.  COOKINA recently provided me with their Pumpkin Spice Cookie recipe to share, and since I love pumpkin desserts, I knew […]

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PB & J Banana Ice Cream

PB & J Banana Ice Cream

| September 11, 2014 | Reply

    Did you know you can make a treat similar to ice cream using blended frozen bananas?  Frozen bananas, when blended, turn into a creamy, ice cream like consistency.  It’s really yummy, and much better for you compared to regular ice cream. This recipe calls for just a few ingredients.  It’s really easy to […]

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Easy No-Bake Energy Bites

Easy No-Bake Energy Bites

| July 26, 2014 | 20 Replies

  I like to make these Easy No Bake Energy Bites because they’re yummy, healthy and oh so easy! They also satisfy my sweet tooth when I want something sweet without the guilt. I can never stop at just one. I sometimes use Almond Butter instead of Peanut Butter. You could also add some Dark Chocolate […]

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Family Life, Travel & Parties

Halloween Time at Disneyland

Halloween Time at Disneyland

| October 25, 2014 | 1 Reply

  In early September Disneyland was transformed to celebrate Halloween Time.  We arrived just in time to join in on the Halloween festivities and enjoy all the fun decorations.  Our first day at Disneyland was on Monday, September 29th.  It’s been years since I last visited Disneyland, and it was the first trip for both […]

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Makeover’s at Anna & Elsa’s Boutique

Makeover’s at Anna & Elsa’s Boutique

| October 16, 2014 | 1 Reply

  Anna & Elsa’s Boutique opened on October 6th, 2014 in Anaheim’s Downtown Disney.  I had previously booked reservations for Studio Disney 365.  After I booked, the shop went through a transformation and reopened as Anna & Elsa’s Boutique.  Little did I know, the opening date would be the date I had previously reserved!  I […]

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Nautical Themed “Welcome Baby” Party

Nautical Themed “Welcome Baby” Party

| September 30, 2014 | 5 Replies

  My newest niece was born on June 5th at just 31 weeks.  We had planned to have a Baby Shower for my sister, but baby decided to come before the Baby Shower!  She’s now 3 months old and doing well.  Since she didn’t have a Baby Shower, my sister decided to host a “Welcome Baby” […]

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DIY & Cool Crafts

DIY: Easy Bead & Button Bracelets

DIY: Easy Bead & Button Bracelets

| September 4, 2014 | Reply

    I’m always looking for ways to keep my 3 year old busy and entertained.  She really enjoys doing different projects, and I like coming up with things that are sure to keep her busy for a good amount of time.  I had some beads in various sizes as well as a few buttons. […]

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Disney Frozen: Make Your Own Princess Capes & Sister Bracelets

Disney Frozen: Make Your Own Princess Capes & Sister Bracelets

| March 18, 2014 | 20 Replies

    In honor of the release of Disney’s Frozen on Bluray Combo Pack, check out these fun activities inspired by the film.  Fans of the movie will enjoy making their very own Anna or Elsa cape, and sister bracelets.

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DIY Flower Headband Tutorial

DIY Flower Headband Tutorial

| January 8, 2014 | 69 Replies

I’ve seen lots of these adorable flower headbands around, and have even purchased a few.  I always wondered how hard they were to make.  I’m not the craftiest person, but I thought I’d try making some on my own.  I found all of the material to make these headbands at Sunshine Shoppe Supply where you can find […]

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Giveaways

Happy Halloween $25 Walmart Gift Card Giveaway

Happy Halloween $25 Walmart Gift Card Giveaway

| October 16, 2014 | 1 Reply

    As Halloween draws near, I wanted to do something special for all of you!  I’m giving away a $25 Walmart eGift Card to 1 lucky winner!  Enter using the Rafflecopter below.  Giveaway ends 11/01/14.  Winner must respond within 48 hours to claim their prize.  Prize will be sent via e-mail.     a […]

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Making A Difference – 2014 National Backpack Program #ODFcares + Sackpack Giveaway

Making A Difference – 2014 National Backpack Program #ODFcares + Sackpack Giveaway

| September 18, 2014 | 11 Replies

 Disclosure: I received product in exchange for this post.  Livin’ The MOMMY Life is not responsible for prize shipment.   The Office Depot Foundation Serves 3.3 Million Children through the National Backpack Program – Now in it’s 14th Year!   As part of the National Backpack Program, the Office Depot Foundation is donating 350,000 school sackpacks in […]

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Giveaway: NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® Piccolo

Giveaway: NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® Piccolo

| September 17, 2014 | 11 Replies

  Hosted By Giveaway Booster Sponsored by NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto®  NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® want to help us celebrate National Coffee Day with an awesome giveaway of a NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® Piccolo Coffee Maker & Coffee Capsules!!   The NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® is an award winning single-cup coffee machine delivering up to 15 bar pressure to make the perfect […]

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Deals, Steals, Tips & More

FREE Huggies Diapers at Kmart

FREE Huggies Diapers at Kmart

| September 15, 2014 | Reply

  You can’t go wrong with FREE diapers!  As a mom, I know how much diapers we go through when we have little ones!  It’s the perfect time to stock up on some Christmas Gifts and get some FREE diapers as a bonus.  Kids love Fisher-Price toys! For even more savings, be sure to sign […]

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FREE Personalized Greeting Card from Treat by Shutterfly

FREE Personalized Greeting Card from Treat by Shutterfly

| September 5, 2014 | 1 Reply

  New members get your FREE Greeting Card HERE.  There are so many to choose from and they’re all awesome!  I love that they can be personalized with names and photos.  It really makes these cards so special and unique! When: Now through 11:59 pm PT September 10, 2014 Promo Code: TREATNEW

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#LeapTV Pre-Sale Period is almost here!

#LeapTV Pre-Sale Period is almost here!

| August 28, 2014 | Reply

This post is part of a sponsored campaign with LeapFrog and Mom Select.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   LeapFrog makes such great toys for kids. With two daughters, I must say we own lots of LeapFrog products, and I also love buying them as gifts as I know how much kids enjoy […]

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Recent Posts

Cute Fall Fashion from FabKids

Cute Fall Fashion from FabKids

| September 28, 2014 | 17 Replies

  As always, my girls have been loving their new monthly outfits from FabKids.  It’s always nice to have something new to wear each month. Being that Fall is finally here, we’re hoping for cooler weather ahead.  It’s been hot these last couple of weeks and I’m definitely ready for Fall weather.  FabKids currently has […]

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Cleaning House – Before & After

Cleaning House – Before & After

| September 26, 2014 | Reply

Disclosure:  I received items in exchange for this post.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   I’m not one who likes others to see my house in less than perfect condition.  If I know guests are coming over, I always hurry and try to clean up, to make my home presentable. It can be […]

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How FICO Scores Impact Your Loan Rate & Approval #myFICOInsider

How FICO Scores Impact Your Loan Rate & Approval #myFICOInsider

| September 25, 2014 | 7 Replies

Disclosure: Please note that a commercial relationship exists between our site and FICO that could include FICO providing us with product and other forms of payment. The views of the author(s) herein do not necessarily reflect the views of FICO. FICO is not a credit repair organization as defined under federal or state law, including […]

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Graco’s Ready2Dine Highchair and Breaze Click Connect Umbrella Stroller Grow with Baby

Graco’s Ready2Dine Highchair and Breaze Click Connect Umbrella Stroller Grow with Baby

| September 24, 2014 | 10 Replies

Disclosure:  I received these items for review purposes.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.   When it comes to baby products, Graco is a brand I’m very familiar with.  Graco has been around for more than 60 years.  They are a brand parents can trust as they build their products with safety and convenience in mind. […]

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